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Dinendae

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #45 on: (04:45:09/05-18-13) »
I would like to request a sticky for this tread, please!  ;D

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #46 on: (11:09:07/05-18-13) »
What it really comes down to is how often Edge refreshes and that depends on your GM.

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #47 on: (01:13:34/05-19-13) »
What it really comes down to is how often Edge refreshes and that depends on your GM.

From the looks of things in 5th edition, the GM will have some helpful guidelines in that regard. I can't remember off of the top of my head, but does SR4A have such guidelines, or is it strictly up to the GM?


*Edit:* PS: A big thank you to whoever stickied this! I've been referencing it a lot lately.

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« Reply #48 on: (10:01:35/05-22-13) »
Thanks to the community for the support! I'm stoked that this has been stickied.

I've been really busy IRL, but I'll try to get to the final parts of this soon.

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #49 on: (08:31:13/05-24-13) »
Thanks to the community for the support! I'm stoked that this has been stickied.

I've been really busy IRL, but I'll try to get to the final parts of this soon.

Thank you for posting it the first place! I've never really been good a number crunching, and this thread has shown me a ton of mistakes that I was making.

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #50 on: (14:46:24/05-24-13) »
Martial Arts, Spells and Contacts are up. As always, feedback welcome on the judgements made. As always, it may or may not be heeded ;)

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #51 on: (06:55:40/05-25-13) »
Martial Arts, Spells and Contacts are up. As always, feedback welcome on the judgements made. As always, it may or may not be heeded ;)

Nice! Will the adept section also cover Mystic Adepts?

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #52 on: (06:40:07/05-26-13) »
Probably with one sentence.

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #53 on: (09:54:41/05-26-13) »
There are quite reasonable mystic adept builds.
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« Reply #54 on: (22:23:43/05-27-13) »
Nice! Will the adept section also cover Mystic Adepts?
Wasn't planning on it, but I could give them a sentence or small paragraph, it would effectively some up to, "Take the best parts of each aspect, Magician and Adept: buy a Power Foci to be an effective caster, put most of your MAG towards Powers" :)
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Heh, they are tough builds, but lots of potential if you're into that (back-end power) strategy.

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #55 on: (22:25:22/05-27-13) »
Good sentence to add on Mystic Adepts:

"Ask your GM if they're using the rules or the FAQ, and if they're using the FAQ, don't play one."
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« Reply #56 on: (22:29:29/05-27-13) »
Good sentence to add on Mystic Adepts:

"Ask your GM if they're using the rules or the FAQ, and if they're using the FAQ, don't play one."
Is that in regards to the full MAG Attribute for casting effects?

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« Reply #57 on: (22:34:27/05-27-13) »
Good sentence to add on Mystic Adepts:

"Ask your GM if they're using the rules or the FAQ, and if they're using the FAQ, don't play one."
Is that in regards to the full MAG Attribute for casting effects?

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #58 on: (22:50:29/05-27-13) »
A Magician has to give up MAG if they want 'ware (an analogous source of power), it's no less balanced that a Myst-Ad has to give up MAG to Powers (unless Powers aren't as good?). A potential 10 - 12 Spellcasting/Summoning dice are absolutely nothing to sneeze at besides.

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Re: BP Character Generation: the Math You Really Should Know
« Reply #59 on: (00:10:22/05-28-13) »
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